1082 Berclair
Memphis, TN 38127
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Memphis Business Academy Elementary School serves 409 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Memphis Business Academy Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Memphis Business Academy Elementary School's student population of 409 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Memphis Business Academy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Memphis Business Academy Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1178 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
29%
10%
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Black
68%
22%
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White
2%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 409 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Top 50%)

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